Rosalee Mohney 
Event Organizer


Puyallup United Methodist Church 
1919 West Pioneer Avenue
Puyallup, WA 98371

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CHILD CARE Information

In order to ensure the comfort and safety of all the children, every child MUST be pre-registered and children 6 months of age through 5th grade are welcome in child care.  Please provide clearly marked lunch and snacks for your child.

Seattle - Tacoma Districts Training Day

Register Early and Share the Info!

"Equipping Excellent Leaders for Ministry"

Seattle - Tacoma Districts Training Day

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Puyallup United Methodist Church

Registration will close, Friday, February 3, 2012 at 9:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time

NOTE:  Information for this event will be sent via email only.  If you require a paper registration packet, please request it from your district office:  Seattle: 206.870.6814, or Tacoma: 253.627.5442.  Early registration is encouraged to ensure that space will be available for all.  Please share this information with other laity in your church, sharing the date, location, registration costs, and list of break-out sessions.

 REGISTRATION FEE: $12.00 per person includes lunch, all workshop materials, and (if needed) child care.  NOTE:  You are responsible for your child's snacks and lunch.

$15.00 for Late Registration and Walk-ins.  (Limited workshop materials for late  registrations and walk-ins)

Please Note:  On-time registration secures your place and helps leaders deliver a quality event.

Schedule for the day:

9:00 am – 9:30 am            Registration

9:30 am - 10:00 am           Plenary Session

10:00 – 10:15 am               Move to first workshop

10:15 – 12 noon                 Workshops

12:00 – 12:45 pm               Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 pm                   Afternoon workshops

(No closing gathering – workshops will adjourn individually)


WORKSHOPS: The line-up of break-out sessions for the Training Day, as of today, includes:

      • Reaching Multi-Cultural Communities
      • Lay Speaker Training: Training Leaders and a few Preachers. Leona Weltzer, Tacoma District Lay Speaker Coordinator
      • Website Use and Overview for Vital Congregations
      • Membership Secretaries:  Keeping good church membership records
      • Understanding Church Audits:  John Poole, Auditor 
      • Especially for Church Office Manager:  Understanding Church Administration Work: Gretchen Engle, Administrative Assistant to the Bishop
      • Stewardship/Finance Campaigns (includes web-based giving)
      • Going Green! Successful local church initiatives
      • Being in Ministry with Older Adults in the 21st Century: Kathryn  Garnett, Conference Council on Older Adult Ministries
      • Staff Pastor/Parish Relations: Pat Simpson, Seattle District Superintendent and Sharon Moe, Tacoma District Superintendent
      • Lay Leader Best Practices: Amory Peck, Conference Lay Leader
      • Wellness/Taking Care of Yourself: Lessons Cancer Has Taught Me: Spiritual and Preventive Journeys: Mark Fredericksen, M. Div, N.D.
      • Youth Ministry: for the Youth of our Churches and the youth of our mission fields
      • Board of Trustees:  Brant Henshaw, PNW Conference, Assistant Treasurer
      • Financial Tips and Guidelines: Brant Henshaw
      • Advocacy for the Common Good: How your congregation can become more involved in advocating for justice.  Learn what the new Faith Action Network (FAN) is and its role across Washington state.  Alice Woldt, Co-Director, Faith Action Network.